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Is “El” a Scrabble Word?

Yes El is valid in Scrabble for 2 points

“El” is an acceptable word within the Scrabble dictionary that is legal to play in games. El is worth a total of 2 points when played in Scrabble.

Definition of El


  • The name of the Latin-script letter L.


  • An elevated railway, especially for specific systems such as the metro in Chicago.


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How Many Points is El Worth?

El is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles E: 1, L: 1. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, El is worth 2 points.
  • On a double-word square, El is worth 4 points.
  • On a triple-word square, El is worth 6 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “El”

Potential ways to expand “El” using a single letter include:

Words With “EL”

Words containing “EL” at the start, middle, or end include:

See our full list of words with “EL” for more suggestions.

More 2 Letter E Words

2-Letter E words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to El:

Check out our list of all 2 letter words with E.

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “El” in the context of Scrabble to discuss if it is valid, its points score, definition, extensions, similar words, and more.

We hope you find this information helpful for learning and discovering new words to play in Scrabble.

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Category: Scrabble Words

Last updated: 19 April 2023

Author: Stephen

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